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Pre-Congress Courses – October 4, 2015

Course 4: Basic and Intermediate Laparoscopic Training Programme
This course is directed towards gynaecologists practising basic laparoscopic surgery and would like to progress to advance surgical skills. The course will be conducted by world renowned laparoscopic surgeons. One of the significant limiting factors to the gynaecologist is the inability to suture laparoscopically.
The course will cover the following aspects of laparoscopic surgery: (HANDS ON TRAINING)

  • Hand-eye coordination
  • choice of needle and suture material
  • extra corporeal suturing
  • intra corporeal suturing
  • indications for suturing in gynecological suturing
  • formal lectures on laparoscopic myomectomy
  • videos to simplify suturing techniquesThis course will equip the gynaecologists with appropriate skills to confidently approach laparoscopic surgery.
    This being a laboratory training programme there will be only 24 places available.

Chair: Prof Bashkar Goolab
Duration: 08h00 – 17h00
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre – Rooms 208 and 209
Capacity: Limited to 24 participants

Course 5: Course on Hysteroscopy
This course is directed towards gynaecologist to appreciate the relevance of diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy. The course will be conducted by world renowned hysteroscopic surgeons and will cover the following aspects:

  • equipment for diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy
  • distension media in hysteroscopy
  • the benefits of office hysteroscopy
  • electro surgery in hysteroscopy
  • video session showing management of polyps, fibroids and uterine septum
  • dedicated training in hysteroscopic resection on a heart model (HANDS ON TRAINING)This course will equip the gynaecologist with familiarising the hysteroscopy surgery in modern gynaecological practice

Chair: Prof Lotte Clevin
Duration: 08h00 – 17h00
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre – Rooms 223 and 224
Capacity: Limited to 20 participants

October 5, 2015

08:00 – 09:30
Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery From A-Z. Controversies & Challenges – part 1Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Meeting Room 205 – 207
Organisation: FIGO – Chair: Bhaskar Goolab, South Africa & Bruno van Herendael, Belgium

  • Fundamentals Of Laparoscopic Anatomy – Bhaskar Goolab, South Africa
  • Electrosurgery In Endoscopic Surgery – Bruno van Herendael, Belgium
  • Canadian Guidelines To Safe Peritoneal Entry – Artin Ternamian, Canada
  • Laparoscopic Management Of Adnexal Masses – P.G. Paul, India
  • Endometriosis The Enigmatic Disease – Bhaskar Goolab, South Africa
  • Laparoscopic Complications And Management – Ornella Sizzi, Italy

9:55 – 11:25
Live Surgery from St Paul’s Hospital continuedLocation: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Meeting Room 211 – 214
Organisation: ISGE

13:45 – 15:15
Video Festival. Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Meeting Room 205 – 207
Organisation: FIGO – Chair: Artin Ternamian, Canada & Rajendra Sankpal, India

  • Safe Peritoneal Entry – Artin Ternamian, Canada
  • Laparoscopic Repair Of Vault Prolapse – Sandesh Kade, India
  • Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Simplified – Prashant Mangeshikar, India
  • Modern Gynaecological Practice – Ambulatory Office Hysteroscopy – Lotte Clevin, Denmark
  • Hysteroscopic Myomectomy And Septum Recession – Mustafa Kamal, Egypt
  • Role Of Subtotal Hysterectomy – Bruno van Herendael, Belgium

15:30 – 17:00
Video Festival. Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Meeting Room 205 – 207
Organisation: FIGO – Chairs: Artin Ternamian, Canada & P.G. Paul, India

  • Classification of Microhysteroscopy Images – Jorge Dotto, Argentina
  • Endometriosis Surgery And Fertility Outcome – Pallavi Satarkar, India
  • Laparoscopic Technique – Reversal of Sterilisation – P.G. Paul, India
  • Laparoscopic Management of Myomectomyscar – Ectopic Pregnancy – Meenu Agarwal, India
  • ABC of Laparoscopic Myomectomy – Rajendra Sankpal, India

October 6, 2015

09:55 – 11:25
Live Surgery from St Paul’s Hospital continuedLocation: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Meeting Room 211 – 214
Organisation: ISGE

13:45 – 17:00
Basic introduction to Laparoscopic hands-on training (pre-registration required)Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Meeting Room 217 – 219
Organisation: FIGO – Chairs: Bhaskar Goolab, South Africa & Bruno van Herendael, Belgium & Prashant Mangeshikar, India & Ornella Sizzi, Italy
Faculty: Bhaskar Goolab, South Africa & Ornella Sizzi, Italy & Bruno van Herendael, Belgium & P G Paul, India & Artin Ternamian, Canada & Rajendra Sankpal, India & Sandesh Kade, India & Pallavi Satarkar, India

13:45 – 17:00
Basic introduction to Hysteroscopic hands-on training (pre-registration required)Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Meeting Room 215-216
Organisation: FIGO – Chairs: Lotte Clevin, Denmark & Mustafa Kamel, Egypt

  • Welcome – Moustafa Kamel, Egypt & Lotte Clevin, Denmark
  • Diagnostic and Operative hysteroscopy – Jorge Dotto, Argentina
  • Preoperative Assessment of the uterine cavity – Diathermy and distention media in Hysteroscopy – Pranay Shah, India
  • Introduction to Instruments and Workstations for Diagnostic Hysteroscopy (and ESSURE if possible) – Meenu Agarwal, India
  • Training on Stations
  • Demonstration of operative Hysteroscopy on Heart model – Lotte Clevin, Denmark
  • Operative Hysteroscopy: fibroids, Polyps and Endometrial ablation – Moustafa Kamel, Egypt
  • How to avoid Complications of diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy – Lotte Clevin, Denmark
  • Closing Remarks – Moustafa Kamel, Egypt & Lotte Clevin, Denmark

October 7, 2015

08:00 – 09:30
Live Surgery from St Paul’s Hospital: Laparoscopic adnexal surgeryLocation: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Meeting Room 211 – 214
Surgeon: Mohamed Bedaiwy, Canada

Laparoscopic hysterectomy
09:55 – 11:25
Live Surgery from St Paul’s Hospital continuedLocation: Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Meeting Room 211 – 214
Organisation: ISGE